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14 May 2024, 10:58 am by Unknown
It doesn’t reside in legislatures, in part because legislators need to allocate time among thousands of issues which leaves them no time to get into details, and in part because far too many legislators invest increasing amounts of time to re-election attempts and distracting political theater. ** The entire article (and its scheduled follow-up) is worth reading for an examination of what happens when the refusal to impose or increase taxes coupled with handing over government… [read post]
14 May 2024, 10:27 am by Eugene Volokh
The arrests and charges followed a lengthy legal and political battle over Mauna Kea's future. [read post]
14 May 2024, 9:52 am by Neil H. Buchanan
One of the most frustrating aspects of the degradation of US politics is that some very prominent people continue to extol the old rules, acting as if there is not only virtue but an affirmative payoff when politicians and public officials refuse to fight fire with fire. [read post]
14 May 2024, 8:06 am by Daniel M. Kowalski
Author Silky Shah is the executive director of Detention Watch Network and a longtime immigration rights advocate whose new book aims to “debunk the idea that immigration is a public safety issue,” in the face of narratives, from both the Republican and Democrat political establishments, of criminality and deterrence. [read post]
14 May 2024, 7:55 am by Richard Frank
”  But, the majority concluded, “[r]eluctantly…plaintiffs’ impressive case for redress must be presented to the political branches of government,” not the federal courts. [read post]
14 May 2024, 7:00 am by Unknown
People are persecuted, incarcerated, tortured or deported on the basis of their political beliefs, gender, ethnic or ethno-national belonging, religious affiliation, and other socio-political categories. [read post]
14 May 2024, 6:31 am by Mary Anne Peck
‘Drip pricing’ Schemes in Political Crosshairs These legislative and regulatory efforts take aim at a practice known as “ drip pricing ,” which the FTC defines as a “technique in which firms advertise only part of a product’s price and reveal other charges later as the customer goes through the buying process. [read post]
14 May 2024, 6:29 am by Rob Robinson
For instance, Microsoft has launched initiatives to detect and mitigate the effects of deepfakes, particularly in the context of political misinformation. [read post]
14 May 2024, 6:23 am by Associated Press
The 2024 Baltimore mayor’s race includes familiar faces and corruption allegations — two common themes in the city’s long history of political scandals. [read post]
14 May 2024, 6:05 am by Luke Moffett
Looking at the moral (just war) and political (ideology) justifications of armed groups helps to better see through “rebels’ eyes” their world and understand their motivations for armed struggle. [read post]
14 May 2024, 5:56 am
" And when the Vice President — the female Vice President — shows us that she is feels free and justified in intensifying her political rhetoric with "fuck," doesn't she kick down the door for the rest of us? [read post]
14 May 2024, 5:52 am by Ambassador (ret) Ian Kelly
Other than joining 140 other nations that overwhelmingly supported a March 2022 United Nations General Assembly resolution demanding Russia end its illegal assault on Ukraine, Georgia has refused to provide it any assistance, either political backing or security aid. [read post]
14 May 2024, 4:14 am by Brian Leiter
Some interesting points in this essay; an excerpt: In most cases, the successful pursuit of political goals requires building broad coalitions by appealing to superordinate identities, shared goals, and common values, while de-emphasizing points of contention. [read post]
14 May 2024, 4:12 am by Beatrice Yahia
Speaking at a news briefing, Sullivan also said Israel had yet to “connect their military operations” to a political plan for the future governance of Gaza. [read post]
14 May 2024, 2:29 am by Tammy Binford, Contributing Editor
” The report also notes that 38% of those surveyed wouldn’t accept a job if they didn’t agree with the views of the organization’s leadership, with 54% considering their employer’s stance and actions on social and political issues important. [read post]
14 May 2024, 2:01 am by kblocher@hslf.org
Hoosiers, it’s time to hold legislators accountable kblocher@hslf.org Tue, 05/14/2024 - 09:01 The Indiana Humane Scorecard is available for the first time this year, offering a new resource for Indiana voters whose compassion for animals influences which political candidates they support. [read post]
14 May 2024, 1:33 am by kblocher@hslf.org
This resource effectively records which members of Congress are animal champions and which need more political pressure to denounce cruelty. [read post]